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Short Video May Lower Parent Interest in Antibiotics for Child

Even bigger impact seen among parents with highest baseline interest in antibiotics

Adverse Experiences More Common Among Children Raised by Grandparents

ADHD also more common for preschool-age, school-age children in grandparent-headed households

Guidelines Indicate Breastfeeding Is Safe After Maternal Anesthesia

There is no need to discard breast milk after anesthesia; opioid sparing preferred for breastfeeding moms

38 Percent of Older Adults in U.S. Not Ready for Video Doctor Visits

Telephone visits may reach more patients, but 20 percent of older adults not ready for telephone visits

Physician’s Briefing Weekly Coronavirus Roundup

Here is what the editors at Physician's Briefing chose as the most important COVID-19 developments for you and your practice for the week of...

Early Age at Menarche Tied to Frequent Menopausal Symptoms

Midlife body mass index may play important role in modifying this risk

Mortality Rates Highest for Infants Born to Teens Age 15 to 19

Rates highest for infants of non-Hispanic black teens versus infants of non-Hispanic white, Hispanic teens

Sex Differences in Income Vary With Proportion of Male Doctors

Sex difference in annual income lower in practices with 50 percent or less male physicians

Global Epidemiology of COVID-19 Reported for Prepandemic Era

101 clusters ID'd; transmission higher in non-health care occupational settings, community gatherings

Survivors of Adolescent, Young Adult ALL May Suffer Late Effects

Estimated 10-year cumulative incidence high for subsequent endocrine disease, cardiac disease